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I really like this place and don't get to go as often as I like, but they offer very good shows... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
868sylviaj
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Lubbock, United States
Great small theatre

We attended the Michael Jackson review and the country music 2 weeks later. Enjoyed both very much... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Cruiser769345
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really like this place and don't get to go as often as I like, but they offer very good shows. Live music.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We attended the Michael Jackson review and the country music 2 weeks later. Enjoyed both very much. My husband never goes to anything like this at home and he even enjoyed both. Five years ago when visiting Lubbock we went to a Jimmy Buffett show....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was my hubby and I second visit to The Cactus Theater and we couldn't more please. First was the Bellamy Brothers, this time was Gene Watson. Both times were great. They put on great shows. There is no bad seat in the place. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank cinlpn2001
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Cactus Theater has never failed to entertain my family and friends. The concerts are fabulous. I love the way way they do tributes to past bands or to an era of music! The plays they produce are great fun as well! The Cactus is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Kanitacrowder
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The Cactus offers a really great venue for live music and entertainment- this historic theater is located in the Depot District of downtown Lubbock where you can grab dinner someplace nearby before a show and have an adult beverage at the small bar located in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have been to this theater several times and every time they put on a very good show! It is a variety of musical acts and shows so it will be different depending on when you go! they have everything from stars to local acts....More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank I3957GGdavidt
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We decided to go and watch the 50s and 60s Show having met the manager earlier in the day. We had a great time watching the local musicians and performers - they were really good. The theatre is intimate and has a friendly feel about...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

several times we spend the night in Lubbock to attend an event at the Cactus. The guitar player is 2nd to none --along with all the other great talents ---always a great time.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Rick R
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I live in Lubbock and have been to the Cactus many times. Local talent puts on amazing shows. Go, you will enjoy it!

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank RHPDDS
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

For those who say, Oh woe there's nothing to do in Lubbock! I saw Oh Wow, your so wrong! Music events are especially diversified, affordable and easily accessible. With much more to look forward to. Cactus Theater is a perfect example. A nostalgic trip to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank FacePainter2014
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brosehuck
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Response from FacePainter2014 | Reviewed this property |
Go to Cactus Theatre website They have a very comprehensive calendar
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Traci K
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Response from 747belyndab | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They have a small bar at the entrance of the theater.
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